The Treasury will ask parliament to postpone the unveiling of the medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) by a week to allow officials breathing space after next week’s local government elections.

Finance minister Enoch Godongwana will now present his debut policy statement on November 11, officials confirmed to Business Day on Monday. A request has been sent to parliament for a change of date...

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